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# Solutions for Chapter 17: SECOND-ORDER LINEAR EQUATIONS

## Full solutions for Calculus: Early Transcendentals | 6th Edition

ISBN: 9780495011668

Solutions for Chapter 17: SECOND-ORDER LINEAR EQUATIONS

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Key Calculus Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
• Acceleration due to gravity

g ? 32 ft/sec2 ? 9.8 m/sec

• Annual percentage rate (APR)

The annual interest rate

• Argument of a complex number

The argument of a + bi is the direction angle of the vector {a,b}.

• Bearing

Measure of the clockwise angle that the line of travel makes with due north

• Dependent event

An event whose probability depends on another event already occurring

• Distance (in Cartesian space)

The distance d(P, Q) between and P(x, y, z) and Q(x, y, z) or d(P, Q) ((x ) - x 2)2 + (y1 - y2)2 + (z 1 - z 2)2

• Horizontal component

See Component form of a vector.

• Infinite limit

A special case of a limit that does not exist.

• Irrational numbers

Real numbers that are not rational, p. 2.

• Jump discontinuity at x a

limx:a - ƒ1x2 and limx:a + ƒ1x2 exist but are not equal

• Linear combination of vectors u and v

An expression au + bv , where a and b are real numbers

• Local maximum

A value ƒ(c) is a local maximum of ƒ if there is an open interval I containing c such that ƒ(x) < ƒ(c) for all values of x in I

• Multiplicative inverse of a complex number

The reciprocal of a + bi, or 1 a + bi = a a2 + b2- ba2 + b2 i

• Natural exponential function

The function ƒ1x2 = ex.

• Newton’s law of cooling

T1t2 = Tm + 1T0 - Tm2e-kt

• Octants

The eight regions of space determined by the coordinate planes.

The measure of a central angle whose intercepted arc has a length equal to the circle’s radius.

• Standard deviation

A measure of how a data set is spread

• Sum of an infinite series

See Convergence of a series

• Vertical line test

A test for determining whether a graph is a function.